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Accounts Payable Assistant

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Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: Jul 2, 2024

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Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a global professional services firm specializing in turnaround and interim management, performance improvement and business advisory services. A&M delivers specialist operational, consulting and industry expertise to management and investors seeking to accelerate performance, overcome challenges and maximize value across the corporate and investment lifecycles. Founded in 1983, the firm is known for its distinctive restructuring heritage, hands-on approach and relentless focus on execution and results.

Role Background

Joining an established finance team of over 50 based in the European Head Office in Finsbury Circus London, this team supports offices across Europe and the Middle East as part of the shared service function. 

The Accounts Payable team are responsible for supplier payment runs across our UK and European offices and the processing of staff expenses. Invoices and expenses are sent over daily and need to be checked, coded and then paid as part of the weekly cycle.

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Supervisor this key role is customer service focused and an important one stop service for our internal stakeholders, many of whom are very senior and high caliber individuals.

Key Responsibilities      

To work as part of a team within a shared service centre ensuring the smooth running of the Accounts Payable function in order that payment deadlines are met for all European, Middle east and Eurasia offices

Coding, uploading and processing vendor invoices prior to them being sent out via workflow for approval

Collating and processing weekly vendor payments.

Setting up New Vendors across all the Middle East, Europe and Eurasia offices

Reconciling Vendor Statements and Bank payment allocations

Respond to queries/requests for information from Internal Stakeholders and suppliers on a daily basis

Checking staff expenses via the Concur platform

Assist with the provision of documents and information for country audits

Skills and qualifications

Excellent levels of accuracy with strong organizational skills

You will be a strong team player who can interact easily with your colleagues and have strong communication skills, and a good sense of humor

Deadline orientated and able to prioritise

Competency with Excel, Word and Microsoft Office

Positive work ethic in the workplace with motivation to learn new skills

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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